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April Crowell

About April Crowell

Diplomate, Asian Bodywork Therapy (Dipl. ABT NCCAOM) Certified Holistic Nutritionist (CHN) AOBTA Certified Instructor & Practitioner I have been practicing and teaching since 1994. I maintain my private therapy practice at Pulse Holistic Health offer Amma Therapy, Holistic Nutrition therapy sessions and classes for the public. In 2016, I started teaching Amma therapy apprentices again. I write regularly and offer classes in continuing education and for the public.

Common Patterns Of Disharmony In Children According To Asian Medicine

Asian medicine (Chinese medicine) is wonderful at working with anyone, no matter what their age or gender. As a practitioner, I find it especially magnificent if I can start [...]

By |2019-08-13T23:04:56+00:00August 13th, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Helping Children Grow & Thrive – Asian Medicine for Children

I am often asked if Asian medicine (Chinese medicine) and Amma Therapy can be used to treat children.  The answer is--yes, of course and very effectively.  But don't limit [...]

By |2019-08-13T22:57:55+00:00August 13th, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|2 Comments

Spiced Poached Pears with Cardamon Cream

In season, poached pears are a favorite breakfast side dish for my family.  It takes just a few moment to quarter and seed the pears [...]

By |2019-08-12T18:42:17+00:00August 11th, 2019|0 Comments

Buy 5 Get 1 Free – My Best Amma Deal

Add Amma to your healthcare routine. A classical Asian bodywork style that predates acupuncture. Amma - literally push-pull - is one of the oldest known Chinese words to describe [...]

By |2019-08-11T23:10:48+00:00August 11th, 2019|Announcements, Specials|0 Comments

Late Summer–Eating With The Seasons

The foods of the Earth element and the Late Summer season are about creating strength of form in the body. They nourish the digestive system. Earth is stability and integrity [...]

Late Summer’s Energetics–The Season Of The Earth Element

The days are growing shorter, yet there is still light. The air is cooler in the morning and evening, yet it warms up in the afternoon. We are harvesting [...]

Basque Potato, Pumpkin and Leek Soup (Porrusalda)

Idaho has a large population of Basque and with it their delightful, flavorful food.  This simple recipe makes great use of hardy vegetables, leeks, carrots [...]

By |2019-08-07T19:56:47+00:00August 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Spiced Applesauce

Spiced Applesauce–sounds mundane right? When it comes to strengthening the digestive system and the immune, mundane or simple is the best place to start.  A [...]

By |2019-08-07T19:55:46+00:00August 5th, 2019|0 Comments

Raspberry Leaf Tea For The Ladies

The mention of raspberries makes most of us think of the luscious little gems that are in season right now.  You can read about their nature's here, however, in [...]

By |2019-07-31T20:21:25+00:00July 31st, 2019|BLOGS|0 Comments

Breast Health

About 80% of women have lumpy or fibrocystic breasts and an estimated 1 in 8 women will battle breast cancer at some point in their life.  Breast cysts, lumps [...]

By |2019-07-31T20:18:30+00:00July 30th, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments